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SFGTV2
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
abraham's work very well you joined in 2,003 as the america cultural and community center youth program coordinate 98or for over a decade he has provided services to the arab couldn't health and education and immigration his days start in the early mornings, commuting between court appointments homes of low increase and disabled clints, hospitals and schools and his work leads into the late evenings he can be found in the late trip ac's where he tutors nearly 50 america youth to help them understand the important of education their futures in the world and academic excellence his mint doesn't stop at mentoring he helps many student pursue scholarships to per view their dreams for higher education he understand the value and importance of community service and empowering our people to be strong and proud and conscious and capable members of the community who never forgot their heritage. so abraham, on behalf of the city and county of the san francisco x we will like to presented you with the 2012 distinguished service award. (applause). >>> thank you all and i appreciate this very much f
Univision
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
! >>> seguimos con más de despierta américa y un policía está bajo aprietos por lanzar de cabez a un sujeto que supuestamente se resistió al arrsto. al policía lo suspendieron mientras se realiza la investigación. >>> quedó plasmado en imagen cuando uno tras otro salían de una camioneta unos immigrantes y esto cuenta el desenlace de una immigración frustrada. >>> el hombre conductor ra mexicano. >>> el dijo que no tenía licencia ni pasaporte mexicano. >>> se abrió abruptamente la puerta traser y salieron corriendo hasta 13 personas! corrieron como pudieron y algunos atravesaron la autopista a alta velocidad. >>> el indocumentado aprovechó para escapar. >>> esto sucede en la puerta trasera de la casa, la camioneta no llevaba equipaje. >>> sólo llevaban botellas con orina que usaban parano bajar del vehículo. >>> uno permanece fugitivo. >>> hablando de immigración, la cámara presentaría 53 mil residencias por año a estudaintes extranjeros graduados en ciencias y matemáticas del país. >>> esto sería sólo parte de la reforma propuesta por barack obama. >>> también la propues
SFGTV2
Nov 30, 2012 8:00am PST
many honorees to celebrate and are you true partners in making san francisco the best city in america in 2012. [applause] >> our theme for tonight's celebration is "community unity" because it's because of the collective efforts of the honorees across the diverse fields that bind us together. >> as we talk about about your programs and the media brings hope what means most to the community. we're we honor your success to san francisco or your distribution to the small businesses or the community or the youth or bringing the diversity to us through intricate sound. >> whether we inspire us in the community and bringing safety and respect to the most vulnerable among us. >> we salute all of our honorees tonight that bring pride and diggity to the san francisco latino community and let's give them all a round of applause to what they bring to our city of san francisco. [applause] >> so we know that every great city needs a equally great leader and our first presenter tonight is exactly that. he recognizes the importance of the strength that diversity brings to a city and the people who l
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
join us in the pledge. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker: the chair will entertain up to five requests for one-minute speeches on each side of the aisle. for what purpose does the gentleman from south carolina rise? mr. wilson: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker: without objection. mr. wilson: mr. speaker, last wednesday's newspaper, a retired foreign service officer wrote a letter with questions regarding the terrorist attack in benghazi, libya. retired foreign service officer, william boudreau, worked in the state department operations center, which serves as a direct line of communications to all american missions. based on his service, boudreau is confident that alerts from benghazi were delivered to the white house during the attack. boudreau believes the following questions must be explained -- why the delay in labeling the attack as terror
SFGTV2
Nov 30, 2012 5:00am PST
believe are america's best ideas. it's grand canyon, yosemite, but also stewarding america's history and that would include independence hall, gettysburg, mount rush more, and most recently flight 93. my dress uniform and that famous hat is really derived from the world war i uniform from 1916, little changed from that time. the first rangers that patroled our parks before there was a park service were calvary soldiers. the presidio here in san francisco sent buffalo soldiers up to yosemite and sequoia every summer to control the parks, to keep the poachers out and to begin the construction of roads. the first federal superintendent of sequoia national park was colonel charles young. he happened to be the third african-american to graduate from west point. he went on to become the first black colonel in the army. amazing story. i believe he'll be honored sometime later this year by some sort of a national monument at his home in ohio. so, pretty interesting fellow and pretty amazing leadership demonstrated. today our rangers across the country perform modern-day public services, ofte
SFGTV2
Nov 30, 2012 2:30pm PST
baseball town in america. [cheers and applause] let us now welcome and please show your love and enthusiasm the mayor of city and county of san francisco the honorable edwin lee. former mayor and current lieutenant governor the honorable gavin newsom. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skipper mrs. kim bochy. and let us now welcome distinguished members of th
Comedy Central
Nov 30, 2012 1:30am PST
this, this moment is when america stepped back from greatness. oh, let's see, what's the best way to send the rescu rescue-- russ keyes a message. a tense u.s. security council meeting, no, you light up the goddamn moon way nuclear haloso bright kruschev can read pravda at midnight. (cheers and applause) >> stephen: oh, and what milk toast nancy pants pussied out on our nuclear lunar program? eisenhower. sure, ike beat the nazis but what about the moon nazies? oh, they don't exist? that's just what moon hitler wants you to believe. instead, instead we chose lunar appeasement. and it is just emboldened the moon. i swear last week that thing was half the size. this nation, i say this nation must nuke the moon before it can acquire nuclear weapons of its own. and don't think it isn't trying because we know it is teamed up with fundamentalist islam. (laughter) folks, if you ask me, you shouldn't be asking me because i ask the questions around here. this is tip of the hat, wag of the finger. (cheers and applause) nation, one of the very biggest losers of the recent election was traditiona
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 4:00am PST
america's newest multimillionaire? to be clear, the names of the powerball jackpot winners have not been released. but this surveillance video obtained by abc affiliate wjla, from a gas station in upper maryland, shows a construction worker, realizing his life is about to change. the clerk and customers at the exxon station says the man showed them a ticket with all six winning numbers, matching the $587.5 million powerball jackpot. >> he couldn't believe it. he was ecstatic. he wanted everybody to check to see make sure he wasn't seeing things. >> reporter: the man bought the ticket in arizona. one of the two winning tickets was sold in arizona. >> i heard him say he won. and gave me the ticket. and said, did i really win? >> reporter: lottery officials in the other winning state, missouri, have verified the winner from there. and plan to shed light on the person or persons who won later today. the winning ticket was sold here at trex mart, the only gas station in the farming community of dearborn. >> that's it. >> reporter: residents are eyeing each other. wondering if their neighbor i
SFGTV
Nov 30, 2012 3:30am PST
the bay area. it is a very unique place in all of america. we also live in the technology center of what is going on in the nation and maybe the world. we really wanted to draft off the modern cleanliness of those companies, of google, twitter, apple, yahoo!, facebook. probably forget someone. they are fueling the economy, we want to draft off that. that makes this interesting. we added a hash tag to the name. no one's done that. we want the bay area -- i guess there are 8 million, maybe more or maybe less, we want them all to participate. by this logo it says come on, let's show the nfl we are in this together that. is pretty much it. [applause] >> short and sweet. thank you, rich silverstein. listen, the ceo of the 9ers is here. obviously this is not happening if the 9ers are not building a state-of-the-art, brand-new facility. we are excited to see it. it is going up fast. will it be ready in time for super bowl 50. we hope we have the honor of hosting it. mr. york. [applause] >> it is a pleasure to be here and bid for super bowl 50. the last time there was a super bowl in northe
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm EST
the tax detux for charitable giving really hurt america's charities? you may be surprised about what i'm going to say about this, and the facts back me up. get ready for a debate, because free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity. people don't make charities just because of tax considerations. i'm larry kudlow. they have a heart, and that heart is what driving them to be beneficial. [ male announcer ] if you suffer from heartburn 2 or more days a week, why use temporary treatments when you can prevent the acid that's causing it with prevacid24hr. with one pill prevacid24hr works at the source to prevent the acid that causes frequent heartburn all day and all night. and with new prevacid24hr perks, you can earn rewards from dinner deals to music downloads for purchasing prevacid24hr. prevent acid all day and all night for 24 hours with prevacid24hr. >>> the united way and other nonprofits are freaking out tonight that the charitable tax deduction might be capped in order to help soft the budget problem, but you know what i think? i think the deduction has nothing to do wit
SFGTV
Nov 30, 2012 10:00am PST
this first-ever challenge america summit. so i've got just a few things that, you know, i wanted to do with everyone, before we get into the program. first of all, i just want to take a minute and have everyone just look around this room. in this room, we have amazing people that are corporate, nonprofit, and government, all focused on challenge driven innovation in some way or another. this is a really powerful,interf people that are gathered here to look at how competitions can drive innovation. that's what tonight is all about, is, you know, the next step in creating a real wave of innovation. my job tonight is just to give you a little bit of background on what we are, what we're tiqp)q)s that we have.roup of so just to get going with that, i want to tell you a little bit about this thing called the night rover/< challenge. this is a collaboration between the clean tech open, unoodle, and nasa. it's a program from nasa's office of centennial challenges. and it's challengin the best innovators in america to create radical new energy storage technology. you know, way above what w
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 7:00am PST
begin with america's latest powerball millionaires. one in arizona. one in missouri. and alex perez is in the small town of dearborn, missouri, where one lucky man is about to go public with his good fortune. good morning, alex. >> reporter: well, george, good morning. within hours, the big mystery in this teeny, tiny town could be over. officials will announce who holds that ticket today. if you ask anyone around town here, they'll tell you they already know. it's a factory worker named mark hill. the avalanche of speculation began when this man, mark hill, updated the status on his facebook account late thursday, writing, we are truly blessed. we are the lucky winners of the powerball. within hours, his facebook page went dark. but his family began celebrating. telling abc news, hill is the big winner. >> he's worked very hard in his life and he won't have to anymore. >> just shocked. i mean, just -- i thought we were all going to have heart attacks. >> reporter: hill's mother says he and his wife, cindy, have three grown sons and an adopted daughter from china. she said the coupl
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 3:00am PST
the united states of america does pay the bills is deeply irresponsible. it was deeply irresponsible in the summer of 2011 and deeply irresponsible if we were to see that kind of approach taken again. >> something new in the proposal. they want to continue to raise the debt limit on their own unless two-thirds of lawmakers say no. >> gretchen: do you remember on this program yesterday where we said this is not a deal. what is proposed is not a deal. a definition of deal, both sides give something, right. this is not a deal, folks. this is one party asking one party to do one thing and the other party said by the way we'll not do anything about responding cuts. >> steve: when somebody goes in they low ball. and the administration is high balling had here. and the president has been talking about a balanced approach and revenues and tax cuts and you know, revenue cuts . there was none of that there. how unserious the proposal and it is the opening. nothing will get done for two weeks. mitch mcconnell burst into laughter only responding canidly to a one-sided plan. >> brian: here is cha
SFGTV2
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
occupied by several large scale financial institutions including bank of america, chase bank citibank, first america bank [speaker not understood]. their well served by these existing banks and other financial institutions in the district. in addition, the financial institution in this rather small few block long district would decrease the diversity of use in the district and limit other neighborhood serving uses in the neighborhood. this concern is the reason financial institutions require conditional use authorization in this district and the reason that a similar request for sterling bank in 2005 in this location was disapproved by the commission. and conditions in the neighborhood have not changed. last october the [speaker not understood] restaurant burned down. local merchants association and other groups used the restaurant as a meeting place. sterling bank has offered to allow merchants and others to use the 545 square foot rear portion in this space now occupied by the bank office as a community meeting room. the need for such a community meeting space will decrease when the
SFGTV2
Nov 30, 2012 3:00am PST
america's or the world's 911 when something bad, either man-made or natural happens, some catastrophe happens in the world, often times the ambassador will pick up the phone and dial 911 and the navy marine corps team answers the phone. it is our those, it is our dna it is our ability to be there. if you look at the communicate dapbt's 3 central tenets of what he believes it importance, readiness is in there. the ability to move and go now. where do you want us, when do you want us, like fedex, we are absolutely guaranteed to be there overnight. it's what we do. it's what we are trained for. and the more we understand and can operate with civic forces, the more we understand what already exists in our life line, the more we can break down political barriers and culture barriers that exist within our own country, the more we can partner and stabilize and support civic operations, because as someone said earlier in the panel, if we need to come in, things are pretty bad. but here's the good news. we bring a tremendous arsenal of capability and talent and technology and command and contr
CBS
Nov 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
longer. >> pelley: ben tracy in los angeles on the danger to america's coasts. and retiring the enterprise. david martin on the biggest battle the warship ever fought, a battle for survival. >> we had to do what we had to do. we had to save the ship. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the u.s. economy is looking significantly stronger tonight than it of did just a short while ago. have a look. the government revised its estimate of third quarter growth from 2% to 2.7. that means the economy was growing more than twice as fast in the third quarter as it was in the second when growth was just 1.3%. so, are we turning a corner or is this a one-quarter wonder? we asked anthony mason to find out. >> reporter: business is looking rosy at the internet retailer wine.com. new york general manager chris boone is expecting a strong holiday season. in from thanksgiving on, we've got our running shoes on, and we're running and hustling. >> reporter: wine.com just had a huge third quarter. sales jumped 15%, and the company re
SFGTV2
Nov 30, 2012 12:00am PST
system in america. and the challenge for us is making sure that all of our park users understand all of the wonderful things in our park system and know how to use our parks to tailor to their own specific experience. as diverse as this city is, there are hundreds if not thousands of different ways that people like to use and enjoy our parks. and in this app there is information about our parks, about our play grounds, about our ball fields, about our trails, about our community gardens, about the 300 pieces of public art in our jurisdiction. you can reserve a picnic bench. there's a running feed of news and events. you can volunteer in our park system by using this app. you can donate to the recreation and park department a very worthy causey might add using this app. and you can find all kinds of incredible information. so, we are just so thrilled and i wanted to give just such a big thank you to apple-liscious. we've been trying to figure out how to make it out in a world of declining resources and really they knocked on our door and they said, we want to help. we like to say
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
wondering if somehow, they would agree to work together on america's fiscal crisis. our jonathan karl has been on the phone today to find out what happened. >> reporter: it wasn't the way mitt romney wanted to arrive at the white house. over the gaze of the oval office portrait of abraham lincoln, known for his team of rivals, romney and obama met alone for an hour. by all accounts, much more cordial than their last encounter. >> no, i had a question, and the question was -- >> you want me to answer a question. >> reporter: on the menu, white turkey chili and southwestern grilled chicken salad. and some fence mending. but down the street, on capitol hill, was where the real fireworks were. partisan sniping and a clear sign that talks on averting the so-called fiscal cliff and preventing a big tax hike for everybody are going backwards fast. just listen to the democratic senate leader talking about the speaker of the house today. >> i don't understand his brain, so, you should ask him. >> reporter: president obama and speaker boehner spoke by phone last night in a call sources tel
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
anything. >>> and a hard look at what america is ordering at amazon these days, and he still can't stop talking about the b.b. gun he wanted as a boy. plus, look at what just turned 40. ♪ and you and me are free to be you and me ♪ >> a cultural touchstone hits a birthday and are probably feeling pretty good about it right now. that and more as "rock center" gets under way. >>> good evening to rock center. the tree is lit up tonight. we keep hearing the holiday is roaring back this year. everybody is hoping it's a sign of a morro bust economy, but way too many families got caught and are still trapped in the downturn. ann curry spent time with families who were supposed to have the american dream, educated, hard-working with all the trappings of middle class life in america. but in kind of a slow-motion way, they have watched themselves become part of a new class of working homeless, something we last saw in the depression 80 years ago. and as ann curry shows us tonight, these families are trying mightily to turn their lives back around. >> reporter: it's an ordinary school day for n
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
should you put an offer out on? >>> plus best medicine? health care trust of america leases over 12 million square feet of medical space nationwide. could their hefty dividend help your portfolio stay healthy? cramer gives his prognosis in an exclusive with its ceo just ahead. all coming up on "mad money." >>> now that we've had a month to reflect on hurricane sandy, one thing is very clear. our nation needs a new power grid. you know that and i know that. i call this storm a wake-up call to government officials and the utilities they regulate all over this country to finally start fixing our aging infrastructure. it's not just that the storm knocked out power in the northeast. one of the reasons why it took days or even weeks for people in new york or new jersey to get electricity back is because our grid is outdated. did you know that 30% of our infrastructure is already approaching the end of its usefulness?. another 30% is approaching the end of its usefulness. this equipment should have been replaced ages ago. one of the reasons why you're disgusted in the northeast about what
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 7:00pm PST
order for congress to do its job, to ensure that the united states of america pays its bills and does not default for the first time in its history, is deeply irresponsible. >> reporter: at least talks are going on. the speaker and the president spoke by phone for almost half an hour last night. but a first negotiating round between treasury secretary timothy geithner and congressional leaders did nothing to improve the tone on capitol hill. democrats said the ball was in the speaker's court. >> we're saying, extend the tax cuts for the middle class as part of that. we know if we do nothing, the top rates go up. we're waiting for the republicans to come forward with something. that's our proposal, period. >> reporter: no one in washington ever thought negotiations to get past the fiscal cliff would be easy. now, more and more are talking about a rerun of what happened with the tarp bailout bill. first, congress may have to deadlock and go over the cliff, and then count on a falling market and an angry public to force action. >> it's what's euphemistically being called "let's let the p
SFGTV2
Nov 30, 2012 8:30am PST
to a innovative program at mission high school. this goes to spark america, a program at mission high school and latino strategic alliance and would welcome the martinez brothers and you all to come up and accept the word from the superintendent richard carranza. [applause] >> spark america is a dynamic and blended pilot program introducing entrepreneurship to students in mission high school in san francisco and was launched in 2012 and teaching students three days a week. one of the most important things they do is learning about the new economy and engage with the latest web and mobile technologies and they bring in entrepreneurers as guest speakers and share the work they're doing in our communities today and their career path and how technology influenced their lives so to spark america and the martinez brothers and others we thank you for your service. [applause] >> the next awardees will be recognized for their contributions in the field of business. to make this presentation we would like to invite to the stage the honorable from mexico mr. corona . [applause] >> jenny florez i
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
america and elsewhere around the globe and. the united nations has held an historic vote in which palestine has gained the status of an observer state. these are this team -- the saenz right now. it is a sign of global recognition that the palestinians were seeking. israel and the u.s. were opposed. it could delay hopes for achieving an independent palestinian state through peace talks. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton said the vote was unfortunate and counterproductive. >> a landmark day in and often turbulent history. jubilant palestinians to i heard there president demand what he said was their basic right to self-determination. >> the moment has arrived for the world to see clearly. enough with the settlements and occupation we are here now. >> after days of diplomacy, the majority backed palestine's bid to be recognized as a nation, but without full membership. many in a yasser arafat a square felt this was a symbolic than significant day, were the of celebration. a little -- the political activists are happy, but know that the struggle continues. >> we learned not to
FOX Business
Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm EST
anyone in america who was not in a coma during the campaign season. lou: senate majority leader kerry read with a much different take on his meeting with the treasury secretary. an almost gleeful harry reid told republicans to put specific revenues on the table, even as republicans continue to wait for the democtic party and specific spending cuts on the table. >> i had a nice meeting with secretary geithner this morning. i always enjoy meeting with him. democrats are all on the same page. republicans know where we stand. we have sete and said it so many times, and the president has said the same thing. it has been weeks, at least two weeks since we met at the white house. and we are still waiting for a serious offer from the republans. now is the time for the republicans to move past this happy talk about revenues and put specifics on the table. lou: there is very little talk and none of it has been particularly happy on either side. the president and speaker boehner talked by phone last night. in a conversation that seems to have done nothing to drop the size tether. they char
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 9:00pm PST
detainees may be coming to america. "hannity" starts right here, right now. new troubles for u.n. ambassador susan rice this as questions surface about her time at the state department when al-qaeda bombed two african embassies in the late '90s, and how the situation parallels what happened prior to the terror attack in benghazi that left four americans dead. yesterday republican senator susan collins met with ambassador rice for 90 minutes, and after the closed-door meeting the senator questioned rice's role at the state department back in 1998 when she served as the assistant secretary of state for african affairs in the clinton administration. watch this. >> those bombings in 1998 resulted in the loss of life of 12 americans as well as many other foreign nationals, and 4,000 people were injured. and what troubles me so much is the benghazi attack in many ways echoed the attacks on those embassies in 1998 when susan rice was head of the african region for our state department. in both cases, the ambassador begged for additional security. the ambassador to kenya sent repeated me
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 8:00am PST
$250,000 being top 2% or the wealthy people in america ignores the way most small businesses work in america. >> reporter: i mentioned president obama is going out on the trail, if you will in pennsylvania to sell his arguments. one would expect we would hear some sort of response from speaker john boehner after that. jon. jon: what are the democrats saying? i mean about these g.o.p. complaints? what is your response? >> reporter: they are saying republicans if you don't like the president's plan, where is your own plan? they are asking for specifics on revenue in terms of tax revenue. they are also asking for specifics on what republicans want to do to entitlements. house democratic leader nancy pelosi is not talking about more spending cuts. >> the president has been clear and we support him on holding firm to the 250 tax cuts -- expiration of tax cuts for people making over $250,000 a year. that would be part of a big, bold and balanced package that has big cuts. we've already voted for over a trillion dollars in cuts. revenues are needed and job creation is essential to reducing
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am PST
america." that's something to be proud of [ applause ] by the way, i hope the camera folks had a chance to take a look at some of the kinex including that flag made out of kinex. joe biden was in costco, he wanted to buy some of this stuff but i told him he had too much work to do. i wasn't going to have him building roller coasters all day long. now, of course, santa delivers everywhere. i've been keeping my own naughty and nice list for washington. so you should keep your eye on who gets some kinex this year. there will be some members of congress who get them and some who don't. [ applause ] look, this is a wonderful time of year. it's been a few weeks since a long election finally came to an end. and, obviously, i couldn't be more honored to be back in the white house. but i'm already missing the time that i spent on the campaign visiting towns like this and talking to folks like you. >> we love you. >> i love you back. that's why i miss it. [ applause ] >> one of the benefits of traveling and getting out of the white house is it gives you a chance to have a conversation with
FOX Business
Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm EST
the overall fiscal cliff. we need america to come together. we need to create more jobs in america like we have done here in nebraska, as you know. we have 3.8% unemployment rate here in nebraska. i want you to know that i have talk to our farmers and ranchers. they are prepared to take their fair share of budget reductions if it will put america a better economic shape. liz: i know. i know. do you think it will happen? it does not look overall at the moment, governor. >> it does not. the president needs to lead just like the governor's lead in their states. they ought to stay together as long as it takes to develop a framework for a real positive solution to move forward regarding the fiscal challenges we face. the two of them need to sit down, get it worked out and put america first. liz: you governors and what we have learned from delaware and rhode island and pennsylvania and utah, all of you have been so kind to come on the show, is that you cannot wait to have this very delicate ballet dance that they seem to be engaging in. you have to balance your budget and figure it out.
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 3:00am PST
america and the world, business leaders here, business leaders around the world, the markets, everybody else looking so closely at this, was it necessary for the president to be so provocative with something that, you know, even "the new york times" said was, quote, loaded with democratic priorities, and really gave republicans nothing. >> again, it's a curious offer. i would imagine there has -- tim geithner's too smart of a guy, and this administration is filled with smart people. they must have a serious strategic plan. but if you were a pedestrian watching this, if the ceo of a company that's not been into the white house, a medium-size to small company, it has to be a source for alarm this morning that maybe they're not nearly as close to a deal as we thought. let alone if you're a ceo if you've been in the office with the president and you've laid out some of your priorities and concerns. >> so but it is step one, though, in a negotiation. >> it is step one. >> okay. so it's like bidding on a house. you always go farther from where you're going to be. >> but you have to be careful
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 6:00pm EST
treasury secretary of the united states of america will be on "meet the press addressing the fiscal cliff situation. as a student of secretary geithner who has studied every move i believe he will report we are going to avoid falling over the fiscal cliff and get deal. in part because the two sides aren't that far apart. they sound like they are but they may not be. both sides recognize that we will be in a recession very quickly, maybe even as soon as the second quarter. if they don't compromise. so listen to me. the tax hikes are so severe. [ audience boos ] >> the spending cuts, particularly the cuts to the military, are so draconian even some republicans who think a compromise is a total betrayal, they fear the economic consequences of cliff jumping. once a deal is reached. tax rates, tweaks and deductions, it could be game on in 2013. i don't regard this as kicking the can down the road. i believe this will be comprehensive enough to address everything from the roll back to the clinton year capital gains rates dividends. i think it's going to happen. to a plan to keep tax the s
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 1:00am PST
flowing robes. also while you're spinning the chore wheel about what america should do in the world today, consider the egyptian president who was the go-between for us on trying to shut down the war between israel and gaza this month, the first thing the egyptian president did after getting that cease-fire was assign himself new dictatorial powers that he said could not be overruled by anybody or anything in egypt. this is not the old dictator of egypt. this is the new guy. and just one more thing, if you're not too busy while you're considering these matters, while the united states is negotiating how many american troops are going to stay on in afghanistan after the end of our longest war ever, while we're negotiating what's going to happen in that country after 2014 while we're in the middle of those negotiation, the united states senate voted today by a big margin, 62-33, that we would please like to leave afghanistan sooner than the end of 2014. faster. which you will now need to work out with the president of the united states and the pentagon and the afghans and all the nato allie
SFGTV
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
terminal service and american airlines and virgin america was designed by a world- renowned architecture's firm. originally built in 1954, the building underwent massive renovation to become the first registered terminal and one of the must modern and sustainable terminals and the united states. the public art program continues its 30-year legacy of integrating art into the airport environment with the addition of five new commissions that are as bold and dynamic as the new building. >> this project was completed in record time, and we were able to integrate the artist's early enough in the process that they could work with the architect said that the work that is completed is the work that really helps complement and instill the space as opposed to being tucked away in a corner. >> be experience begins with the glass facades that was designed with over 120 laminated glass panels. it captures the experience of being under or over clouds when flying in a plane. depending on the distance or point of view, it can appear clear for more abstract and atmospheric. the subtle colors
SFGTV2
Nov 29, 2012 11:30pm PST
and code for america and others to make sure that we keep being leaders in technology and celebrating our status, but also implementing the programs to help us continue that very nice title we have, the innovation capital of the world. and i am here today in collaboration with board president david chiu and so many others from our committee on information technology, spur, our different various city departments, really trying to improve on what we've done already. back in 2009 then mayor gavin newsome to the light of all of us had introduced that we ought to really establish some guidelines to open up our city's data. and in the year later, the board, less legislation, the first open data legislation in san francisco that made us cutting edge throughout the country, the first to come out and say to everybody in the public, to people who wanted to create businesses, wanted to look at the city with kind of an open invitation to involve themselves with what the city had. and part of that really neat understanding was that we were holding onto so much of our own data in our own silos with
MSNBC
Nov 30, 2012 2:30am PST
congress to do its job to ensure that the united states of america pays its bills and does not default for the first time in its history is deeply irresponsible. it was deeply irresponsible in the summer of 2011, and it would be deeply irresponsible if we were to see that kind of approach taken again. >> with boehner calling on the white house to lay out specific spending cuts, senate majority leader harry reid offered his own response to the house speaker. >> he says that democrats have got to get serious about cuts, spending cuts. where's the disconnect, then? >> i don't understand his brain, so you should ask him. okay? >> huh. don't understand his brain. i don't understand your senate that hasn't produced a budget in, what, three, four years? >>> on to other news, president obama and mitt romney agreed to stay in touch following their face-to-face sit-down at the white house. the two met privately yesterday over lunch to share ideas about solving challenges facing the nation. they also discussed the possibility of working together in the future. the white house described th
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
economically devastated on america. we have heard the numbers, 700,000 jobs lost estimated and a double dip recession. we don't want that for america. anyone wants that for america. it started by us putting people ahead of politics. i believe that republicans and democrats, we can work this out, we need to come to the table, start the "new york times"es, -- start the negotiations, we put tax revenue on the table as well as the speeding cuts, and it needs to be, it needs to include both. >>neil: so if you don't hear and it has to be specific, spending cuts, not promised cuts, if you don't hear that, no deal? >>guest: that is connect. we believe, we are in the midst of a debt crisis. it needs to be, we need to be honest about the fact we cannot raise taxes, it needs to include the spending cuts. the president, even just recently, last week, was talking about a 3-1 type ratio where there would be $3 of spending cuts for every dollar in tax increases. or tax revenue increases. we were willing to come to the table and try to work out that kind of an approach or solution. i would say that rep
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
ensure that the united states of america pays its bills, does not default for the first time in its history is deeply irresponsible. >> how gutless is it to blame them for the problems that exist in this country? >> their interested in wealth destruction. the country doesn't need a victory lap. it needs leadership. >> president obama had said that he has pen in hand, he's prepared to sign the middle class tax cuts. >> i think it's important congress act now, i mean right now. >> they're still not paying they're fair share? the people working have to pay even more in order to cover the incompetent errors by the spenders over all these years. >> greta: former speaker of the house newt gingrich joins us, author of the book "victory at your town." why are you telling house republicans to, quote, get a grip? >> i think this whole fiscal cliff language is designed to maximize a sense of fear that's nonsense. the very same people, the congress and president, who invented the fiscal cliff -- this is all an invention -- could break it down into 12 foothills. there are 15 foothills, or 20 foo
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 12:00am PST
of america -- >> the republican party has to somehow change. >> -- to the state of lindsey lohan. >> she's not as bad as i was but she's catching up. >> this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> good evening. you're looking at palestinians celebrating in the streets of ramallah after a history-making vote at the u.n. it granted status to nonmember observer state. what does that really mean to both sides? i will talk to the chief palestinian negotiator and to israel's ambassador to the u.n. >>> we begin with the ultimate power lunch at the white house. president obama and mitt romney face-to-face for the first time since the election and talk about a picture's worth 1,000 words. try a million for this one. only one word really you need which is awkward. just after this lunch took place, the president offered a tough fiscal cliff proposal to congress, one that aides to john boehner say -- wait for it -- he's already rejected. of course he has. joining me to talk about all things politics, "new york times" columnist frank bruni and ross douthat. how many seconds was it, do you think, gent
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 10:00pm PST
just yesterday saying they believe that america is on the wrong side of history in all of this, but certainly, tonight after that vote came in just massive celebrations here on the ground in ramallah and certainly people were celebrating up until a few minutes ago and right now it's 3:30 here so it is quite late but it really was a celebration that went on for a very long time. >> 3:30 a.m. the vote, the ramifications of the vote might be more symbolic than substantive. here's the question. why do palestinians there feel it is, in fact, so historically significant? >> reporter: well, it's that one word that you were just talking about, the nonmember observer state. state is really the operative word. a lot of palestinians telling us that for the first time they feel as though they are no longer a people without a land but have a clearly defined land recognized by a body of the united nations. of course, as the state, the definition of that is of course east jerusalem, west bank and gaza, so therefore, for the first time, they are saying that they have this clearly defined. of course
Current
Nov 29, 2012 9:00pm PST
work. >> jennifer: it's a beautiful book. it is a fantastic large chapter in america's story. and nobody better to write it, really appreciate you coming inside "the war room" to share it with us. >> thank you. >> jennifer: that's jon meacham author of thomas jefferson the arts of power. up next, after hearing about one of our founding fathers it's fit to go ask what would we do without the house of representatives? it's a loaded question if ever there was one we'll discuss their role in the fiscal cliff (vo) as marijuana gains social and legal acceptance, a new pioneer is emerging from the backwoods. >> i'm basically like a farmer. instead of corn, you've got dope. (vo) but what is legal and what is criminal? >> this is, no matter what you do, a violation of federal law. (vo) follow real farmers staking their claim on a new frontier. >> lots of terrible things happen to people growing marijuana. >> this crop to me is my livelihood. >> i have everything invested in this. [ male announcer ] red lobster's crabfest ends soon. hurry in and try five succulent entrees like our tender sn
FOX News
Nov 29, 2012 5:00pm PST
-- secular progressives want a new america and christians are not a part of it. last night we were able to talk with governor chafeee and i admire him for coming on because he knows i'm pretty fed up with his point of view. so, governor, a holiday tree? a holiday tree, really, governor? what's the tradition of a holiday tree? where does the holiday tree come from? >> well, last year when the subject came up about what we're going to do this time of year, i said just do what the previous governor did, we're not going to change anything. and that's what we did. somehow this has all erupted into some kind of controversy but i did what the previous governor did, call it a holiday tree. and the governor before him. this goes back to the 1990s. >> bill: all right, do you know the traditions of the tree and why it is used around the christmas season? do you know where that came from? >> i have heard all the different scenarios, some say it's some kind -- something to do with paganism. main thing it's a happy time of year. >> bill: i'm happy and you are happy. >> having at my house i have a chr
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
, every family in america will see their income taxes automatically go up on january 1. the lump of coal you get for christmas. >> congressional democrats are operating like they don't have to compromise on spending or taxes. >> elections have consequences. the president campaigned. he made it very clear. he made it very clear that he was supporting tax cuts for the middle class. that he wanted the expiration of the tax cuts for the high end. >> with very little progress among the inside players so far, the president now plans to keep pressuring republicans from the outside. he will be meeting with the nation's governors tuesday and he will address the business round table on wednesday. bret? >> bret: ed henry live on north lawn. thank you. we'll talk now about what almost everyone seems to be afraid of. if a deal does not get done. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel has the worst case scenario. >> i'm more worried about the sequester now than ever. >> that is because senator cornyn believes the automatic defense and spending cut due to start in the new year known as seq
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am PST
hemmer. live in "america's newsroom.". martha: good morning, bill. bill: we'll find the silver lining in this, aren't we? martha: we are. bill: that is our quest. martha: i'm martha maccallum. here are the basics when they put forth through tim geithner yesterday from the president. 1.6 trillion in new taxes. that is the opening part of the deal. 50 billion in new stimulus spending. we already had a lot of backlash in stimulus in previous packages. this is interesting element here. new executive power to raise the debt limit. that is what caused so many of these discussions because they bump up against the debt limit and not be able to go back this. there is executive power plea to be able to do that without going back to confess. republicans are saying where is the balance? where is the spending cut side of the equation. the president said he wanted it to be a balanced deal. watch. melissa: so right now all eyes are on the white house. the country doesn't need a victory lap, it needs leadership. it is time for the president, congressional democrats, to tell the american people what s
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 2:00am PST
tax savings. what will happen to america's favorite tax break? it's the big question in the fiscal cliff costs. we'll have to see how much is on the table. >>> the ford fusion was called green car of the year. starting at $21,700, expect to get over 100 miles per gallon. the style, performance and accessible price range are reasons they like it. 100 miles per gallon. >> i want one. i was thinking i need a new car. there you have it. thank you. >>> she took the worst of what sandy had to offer and lady liberty is still standing. the superstorm set back her reintroduction to the masses. i went to liberty island a month ago to look at the stunning touch up job. yesterday, i went back for an exclusive look. one month after superstorm sandy's wrath, lady liberty stands tall. the beacon of light is littered with debris. bricks ripped up. a boat washed up on the shore. all the result of sandy. so she survived? >> yep. standing there proud. >> reporter: while the statue itself is intact, the ground forced closure to the park. the national park service is in the midst of a clean up effort i
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 8:00pm EST
? >> the voters told us do this together. there is much more pain across america. because if speaker boehner fails to pass this measure passed by the senate, let me tell you where the pain is going to be, the loss of consumer confidence and more unemployment and the stock market going down. at a time when looking for recovery speaker boehner need to listen to what the people said on november 6. let's follow this work order and do it before we leave. >> based on the update leader reid has provided us, i think all of us are confident we can reach a bipartisan agreement by christmas time. we don't expect the republicans to be cheerleading about a deal that includes higher rates on the wealthiest americans. they are not going to concede this far out from the deadline but they see the handwriting on the wall. yesterday we all met with business leaders who are part of the fix the debt coalition. we urged the c.e.o.s to help us convince the republicans for highers revenues and higher hev news in rates on the wealthiest. they said they would as long as it was part of a comprehensive deal wnd
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